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Rated
PG
Runtime 121 min
Ratings
39% critics Rotten Tomatoes
88% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 9+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama, Family, History, Musical
Release 04/10/92
Actors Christian Bale, David Moscow, Luke Edwards, Max Casella
Directors Kenny Ortega
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly (Christian Bale) organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs (David Moscow) as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful.
Genre Drama, Family, History, Musical
Release 04/10/92
Actors Christian Bale, David Moscow, Luke Edwards, Max Casella
Directors Kenny Ortega
July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put on by the trolley workers, Jack "Cowboy" Kelly (Christian Bale) organizes a newsboys' strike. With David Jacobs (David Moscow) as the brains of the new union, and Jack as the voice, the weak and oppressed found the strength to band together and challenge the powerful.